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axel is described as 'Axel tries to accelerate HTTP/FTP downloading process by using multiple connections for one file. It can use multiple mirrors for a download. Axel has no dependencies and is lightweight, so it might be useful as a wget clone on byte-critical systems' and is an app in the file sharing category. There are more than 10 alternatives to axel for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and Firefox. The best alternative is Wget, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like axel are Xtreme Download Manager, aria2, cURL and Persepolis Download Manager.

axel alternatives are mainly Download Managers but may also be Torrent Clients or HTTP Clients. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of axel.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Mac
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Axel tries to accelerate HTTP/FTP downloading process by using multiple connections for one file. It can use multiple...

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  1. Wget icon

    Wget

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    GNU Wget is a free software package for retrieving files using HTTP(S) and FTP, the most widely-used Internet protocols. It is a non-interactive command line tool, so it may easily be called from scripts, cron jobs, terminals without X-Windows support, etc.

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  2. Xtreme Download Manager is a powerful tool to increase download speed up-to 500%, save videos from video sharing sites and integration with ANY browser.

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  3. aria2 is a multi-protocol & multi-source, cross platform download utility.

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    cURL

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD
    • Cygwin
    • Haiku

    cURL is a computer software project providing a library and command-line tool for transferring data using various protocols with URL syntax: supporting FTP, FTPS, SCP, SFTP, HTTP, HTTPS, TFTP, TELNET, DICT, LDAP, LDAPS and FILE.

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  5. Persepolis Download Manager is utility for download easier and faster with aria2 and improved it.

    Discontinued

    last updated: Sep 17, 2019 (official download page):https://github.com/persepolisdm/persepolis/releases

    Persepolis on GNU/Linux
  6. This is an experimental Firefox 57 download manager with multithreading support.

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  7. Download manager: support Generators Premium Links (Debrid) - Browser Integration - Capturing videos/Video Grabber- Drag&Drop - Multilingual.

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  8. A free batch downloader that can bulk download urls from file/clipboard, generate sequential URLs, download images galleries, wallpapers, music, videos, documents, from supported sites.

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  9. KGet is a versatile and user-friendly download manager for KDE. By default it is the download manager used for Konqueror, but can also be used with Mozilla Firefox. KGet is part of the KDE Network package and can download files from FTP, HTTP(S) and BitTorrent sources.

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